Richard Allen Roe
Location: Maryland, USA
A native of Corpus Christi, Texas, Richard Allen Roe is the Artistic Director and Conductor of The Advent Project, a pro-am project choir and orchestra in residence at Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church, in Vienna, Virginia. Formerly the Director of Music at First Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA) in Washington, DC, where he founded a Bach Cantata-Eucharist series, Mr. Roe earned degrees in music from the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist University, and has completed all courses leading to the Doctor of Music degree in choral conducting at Indiana University. He taught choral conducting and choral music at York College of Pennsylvania, and as an Associate Instructor at Indiana University and the University of Iowa. His primary conducting teachers were Anshel Brusilow and Helmuth Rilling. As a professional choral singer he concertized, recorded and toured with the Gächinger Kantorei Stuttgart. He currently resides in Rockville, Maryland.